Showroom update Oct 16th to 25th

Hello!  Here’s the schedule for the next 10 days…
Sunday the 16th  8pm Washington & Cook Quartet – Washington and Daniel Cook bring their funkified urban jazz to the Showroom for their first visit …I think you might want to check this one out… $20 door $15 adv.
Monday the 17th 8pm – Wes Borg’s Comedy Night and Auditions – So you think you can be funny….not just at stand up, maybe song writing, poetry or a skit…even video come grab 5 minutes of that potential 15 minutes of your fame and let the audience encourage you to continue.  Wes Borg…. a mainstay in the Victoria comedy scene, he also brings a van full of out of town acts)  $15 door $12 adv.
Tuesday the 18th 8pm – Dress Rehearsal Tuesday…various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works…others attempt for the first time…all in all it is about community…no fear …no attitudes… just people getting their ‘legs’ …(drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone.
Thursday the 20th *7:30pm*  – Sister Girl – 4 gals and a guy from Revelstoke that sing in such a harmonious fashion….they played the Crofton Hotel Showcase Venue and the VIEX in Augustand impressed the heck out of me with their live performance…on the island to record with David Essig, a concert at the Showroom was a must and so an early evening arrangement was made to accommodate their return to Protection Island.  $15 door $12 adv.
Friday the 21st 8pm – Kids Today / Gold & Shadow – if you have a fondness for that wonderful Hammond B3 sound then this is the evening for you…Tim Boss comes up from Victoria with his drummer Matt, instruments in hand and ready to blow your mind….they sure did last time, so much that I jumped at the chance to bring them back.  Yes….hammond organ and drums….that is all.  And as for Gold and Shadow….great rock’n’roll…indie feel.  A night of gigantic entertainment value.  $15 door $12 adv.
Saturday the  22nd 8pm – Lucy Mistreated – this young 4 piece band showed up for an ‘open mic’during the 2011 Duncan Cowichan Summer Festivaland then they opened ( on short notice ) for Three Quarter Stone last week their music is worth listening to…I really enjoy their enthusiasm and dedication and so here they are with their own night..special guest: tba
Sunday the 23rd 8pm – Los Morenos – ‘spanish erotica laid on a bed of groove’ calling Calgary home these days these guys bring that latin/Cuban/south american flair to the Showroom once again so cool, hard not to tap your toes.  $20 door $15 adv.
Monday the 24th 8pm – Ann Vriend / Mike Edel – this gal has voice that is reminiscent of Dolly Parton….that said… her on piano and vocals will guarantee an evening of most memorable moments….she has soul, albeit her own, and power…Mike is one of the finer singer / songwriter/performers to call Vancouver Island hom.e award winning, he brings a band of stellar musicians to join him in his fantastic musical journey.  $20 door $15 adv.
Tuesday the 25th 8pm ish – Dress Rehearsal Tuesday ‘For The Love of Words’ with your host Bill Levity …a written word appreciation night…come out and share your poems,stories or your favourite piece by someone else…sing it, chant, word breakdancing, read off the page, it’s a night of word appreciation …most empowering and invigorating.  $5 for readers…$10 for others.
Please visit the website for more shows and links to the artists’ websites.  Thanks for your support!

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  1. Guido

    Hi guys,
    We are a couple from Antwerp, Belgium, and visited the Garage thanks to our friends Max and Marguerite. We had a wonderful evening with Los Morenos. It’s hard “not to tap your toes”, indeed, your whole body shakes !
    Min and Guido

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